Walton was awarded the Tony for his scenic design on Pippin, The House of Blue Leaves and Guys and Dolls. In addition to his Tony nominations, Walton was nominated for five Academy Awards for his work on "Mary Poppins," "The Boy Friend," "The Wiz" and "Murder on the Orient Express." ***
At left (from top): Honoree Tony Walton and wife Gen Leroy; Mike Nichols; Jennifer and Ciaran O'Reilly; Tammy Grimes; Craig Pattison, Cristin Milioti, Richard B. Watson; Aldon James; Dallas Roberts and Christine Jones; Jim Dale.
Below, clockwise from top: William Ivey Long, Willa Kim, Charlotte Moore and Tony Walton.
photos by Aubrey Reuben